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Optimize Neo4j cypher query on huge dataset

The following query can't run on a dataset with ~2M nodes. What should i do to make it run faster?

MATCH (cc:ConComp)-[r1:IN_CONCOMP]-(p1:Person)-[r2:SAME_CLUSTER]-(p2:Person)
            WHERE cc.cluster_type = "household"
            MERGE (cluster:Cluster {CLUSTER_TMP_ID:cc.CONCOMP_ID + '|' + r2.root_id, cluster_type:cc.cluster_type })
            MERGE (cluster)-[r3:IN_CLUSTER]-(p1)
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dana_canzano
Neo4j
Neo4j

@annthomy.gilles

Do you have any indexes defined? For example on :Concomp(cluser_type)?

NickNal
Node

I would start with putting MERGE commnands into apoc.periodic.iterate procedure with parallel execution enabled.

I finally found a solution by using the following query (and by indexing cc.cluster_type and cc.CONCOMP_ID):

CALL apoc.periodic.iterate('MATCH (cc:ConComp)<-[r1:IN_CONCOMP]-(p1:Person)-[r2:SAME_CLUSTER]-(p2:Person) WHERE cc.cluster_type = "household" WITH DISTINCT cc.CONCOMP_ID + "|" + r2.root_id as id_name, cc.cluster_type as cluster_type_name, p1 RETURN id_name, cluster_type_name, p1', '
                MERGE (cluster:Cluster {CLUSTER_TMP_ID: id_name, cluster_type: cluster_type_name}) 
                     
                MERGE (cluster)-[r3:IN_CLUSTER]->(p1)', {batchSize:10000, parallel:false})

I precise that I had previously ran my initial question query with apoc.periodic.iterate without success.